The Foucault Tribunal
, Thomas Szasz
, Ron Leifer
, human rights
, mental health
On the 1st and 2nd of May 1998 the "Free University Berlin" together with the "Irren-Offensive" (Lunatics Offensive) Association organized in Berlin an international Tribunal on the state of Psychiatry in the "Volksbuhne" theatre.
Run time 1.22 hoursProducer Irren Offensive / Free University BerlinProduction Company Irren Offensive / Free University BerlinSponsor http://www.oism.infoAudio/Visual sound, colorLanguage english / german (with subtitles)Contact Information René Talbot: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Tribunal was named after Michel Foucault, the French philosopher and author of "Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason".
The defence and the accusation were academics and professionals, the jury was a box of nuts...